Party Hop With The Fashion Pack: Pop Art Pop-Up, Kiehl's LifeRide Rally + More
One glance at our calendar made something very clear, there's much too much happening this week to keep it all to ourselves. So strap on your walking heels and get ready for some serious summer shopping:
Material Girl Launch at Macy's, Tues. at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., 170 O'Farrell St., Free: Be among the first to check out the new fashion and accessories line created by Madonna and her daughter Lola. The first 200 shoppers to line up at the Geary St. entrance at 10 a.m. score a free bandeau and $10 gift card. And if you don't have to go to work afterwards, rock your best Madonna look for the chance to win an autographed t-shirt.
Pop Art Pop-Up, Wed. from 6-9:30 p.m., 1141 Polk St., Free: Shop deeply discounted pieces from Serial Cultura, SGR, Free Gold Watch and Van Kim Le while noshing on free Pop Tarts and cheap soju cocktails at Space Gallery. Oliver Maxwell Kupper's latest series of mugshots, aptly titled 'Beautiful and Damned' takes care of the artsy side of the pop-up. RSVP at email@example.com.
The Gap 1969 Denim First Anniverary, Thurs. at 6 p.m., all Gap stores, Free: Celebrate To celebrate 1969 Denim's latest collection and first anniversary, stop by any Gap store for 30% off all purchases and a sneak peek of the yet-to-be-relased documentary, Blue Gold: The Story of American Jeans.
Craft Bar with Etsy Labs, Thurs. from 6-9 p.m., 51 Yerba Buena Lane, $5: Learn how to silk-screen with The LoinSF or just Stitch 'n Bitch while downing Trumer Pils at this monthy DIY party.
Zivity Striptease Fashion Show, Fri. from 6 p.m.-1 a.m., 80 Missouri St., $50: Watch models strut down the runway in local designs (Sugarpuss, Danielle Pettee, etc.) then promptly strip down and hand them over to the highest bidder. Since all process go to charity, it's likely your one shot to write off a striptease on your taxes.
The Biomimicry Project, Sat. from 7-9 p.m., 1295 Alabama St., Free: Head to Eleanor Harwood Gallery for the launch of a group show highlighting sustainable design alongside a General Store and Botany Factory pop-up shop. They also promise free beer and fun.
Kiehl's LifeRide Rally, Sat. from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 865 Market St., Free: Hop on your hog (or Vespa) to raise awareness for amFar at this inaugural charity motorcycle ride across the Bay from downtown SF to a New York-style BBQ lunch in Berkeley.
Bombshell Betty Retro Hair Styling Workshop, Sun. from 3-6 p.m., $45: Learn how to master fab vintage hairstyles from Jazz Age faux finger waves and bobs to the 1940s body wave at this three-hour beauty fest. Space is limited so we hightly recommend signing up ASAP.